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. protestors marched in the streets, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne first spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. good morning. it is wednesday, october 30th. i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong family and friends gathered together to remeber 13 year old andy lopez. they said their goodbyes to , him last night at his public funeral. many who attended the funeral did not know lopez but wanted to show there support. andy's mother was so upset and overcome by grief she kept her face hidden. while many friends say they are trying to remember the good times they had with him. 13 year old andy lopez was funeral tonight. he was shot seven times october 22nd - as he carried a replica gun that a deputy thought was a real assault rifle. now - there's a growing divide between the people of santa rosa and the police force. kron 4's j.r. stone has the story. andy lopez was shot seven times by sonoma county sheriff erick gelhaus on october 22nd as he was carrying a repl
:we're learning more about the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the 24-year veteran is an iraq war veteran who's also a firearms instructor. he's contributed to gun publications.and in 2008.he wrote an article for swat magazine. >>"today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. >> reporter:somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> reporter:and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. >> reporter:you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> catherine: in a developing story on the peninsula. for the second straight day - the woman accused in a closely-watched fatal d.u.i case is a no-show. a father and mother were killed in that crash. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on what happened. >> reporter:once again on tuesday, just moments before she was to be arraigned in department 4-a here at san mateo county superior court, marjorie reitzell failed to appear. the 53-y
for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. >> and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. >> taking a live look at walnut creek this morning. we are looking at another cooler day today. >> we started the last hour of what was reported to be a minor accident. according to chp there were two separate minor accidents. it took them a while to clear and it has backed up traffic beyond the split. this is closer to carlos some boulevard. the drive time was just 15 to 20 minutes is now clot that 17 minutes. it is now coming in at 25 minutes. >> san palo alto is already jammed up. it is a 25 minutes commute time and that is what you can expect during the peak of the commute. all that means that the bay bridge is a pretty light and easy ride though this may change. >> we are waking up to clear skies and here's a live look outside from our roof cam. it is clear and cold outside. as we head into the afternoon and warmer weather is on the way and was the upper 50s. coming up to my next report i will talk
. >> another demonstration will be held in santa rosa to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. 600 people attended the funeral last night at resurrection church. he was carrying a toy ak-47 when shot last week near his home. the deputy has been identified as erick gelhaus, a veteran officer with the department. the message from the funeral resonated with lopez' friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he still -- he is here in spirit. >> two rallies were held in santa rosa. >> today, the alameda county sheriff and fire department will update their investigation of the castro valley nursing home where patients needed to call 9-1-1 for help. the sheriff deputies found 14 disabled patients at the valley springs manor with only three carrying for them and one was a janitor. they closed the facility eight days ago and suspended the license. most of the staff, then, left. >> today, a top obama administration official faces a grilling before congress on the bungled rollout of the health care reform plan. katie marzullo has a preview. >> health and human services secretar
for 13-year-old andy lopez and a fair investigation. they are more angry than ever learning about what happened the afternoon of the shooting. a santa rosa police lieutenant confirmed it was ten seconds between when erick gelhaus reported there was a person with a gun and when the deputy reported shots fired. >> i have teenagers. this is hurt will. >> he yelled at the subject twice to drop the weapon and he did not do that but he turned to face the deputies. >> erick gelhaus fired when the muzzle was pointed at him. he thought it was an ak-47 but we know it was a pellet gun. erick gelhaus fired eight times and hit by seven bullets. the police want to be transparent with the community which is why they are releasing the news of the investigation. >> san jose police chief is calling for a meeting with recruits in latest move to prevent new officers from leaving the force. this is after revelations that half of the latest police academy graduate class is considering positions elsewhere. five graduates have left and some city leaders suggest plans including the possibility of charges new o
protesting the deadly shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. later today, another march and rally is planned in santa rosa. in the meantime we're getting new information now about the moment that andy lopez was shot. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom now with that story. >> we're hearing from a second deputy who was at the scene about the moments during that fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. now, investigators say the teenager was already more tally wounded by the time a -- mortally wounded by the time he got in position. while the investigation continues, so do the protests and reaction from the community. hundreds of people attended the teenager's funner -- funeral last night. the investigation shows the 13- year-old was holding a bb gun that resembles an ak-47 assault weapon. county leaders say this has led to growing tension between law enforcement officers and the community and county leaders say there needs to be better communication between police and the people. >> that's part of the discussion we're gonna have. what dialogue can owe create to ensure -- can we create to ensu
a mining claim there. >> another vigil is planned tonight to protest the killing of andy lopez. hundreds attended his funeral last night. the 13-year-old was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy last week while holding a bb gun that resembled a weapon, leaders say the killing has led to growing tension between officers and the community. >> that is part of the discussion we are going to have, what can we create, what dialogue can we create to ensure we have that, because it doesn't exist right now. >> last night's funeral followed another day of protest in santa rosa. >> earlier in the day 1000 people marched to the sonoma county sheriff's office to protest the shooting. deputies stood guard behind barricades and on the roof of sheriff's headquarters. the laly started at noon and only seemed to grow as the day went on but police say the huge crowd remained peaceful during the demonstration. >>> this shooting has now become a national news story. it is raising the debate on when officers should use deadly force, coming up find out what is making the tough decision even more difficult. >> i
the police shooting of a 13- year-old santa rosa. hundreds of people attended the funeral for andy lopez last night. the young teen was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. and the deputy thought it was real. county leaders say more needs to be done to improve the relationship between the community and law enforcement. >> we have to do what key can to pre -- we can to prevent this from occurring again and creating better law enforcement in the community. >> last night's funeral followed a day of protests in santa rosa. the supervisor says he plans to hold public forums to give people a chance to air their concerns. >>> the city of san jose is considering two proposals to keep new officers from leaving the police department. one plan would require officers to pay -- to pay back a share of training costs if they leave within five years. the second proposal calls for the police academy to charge tuition and offer recruits a zero-interest loan. the city would pay back the loans who stay with the departme
to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez by a sonoma county sheriff. more than 600 people attended t funeral in santa rosa. lopez is carrying a toy ak-47 when shot we near his home. the deputy has been identified as deputy erick gelhaus, a veteran officer. the message from last night resonated with lopez' friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he still -- he is gone but he is here in spirit. >> two rallies were felt if santa rosa. though were huge. a city council meeting was canceled because of the map the. >> a news conference is held by the alameda county sheriff and county fire department over a nurse home accused of leaving patients to care for themselves. 14 disabled parpatients were found with only three people caring for them, one a janitor. most of the staff left when the license was pulled. the attorney says his client is bedridden and this is a misunderstanding. >> there will be a hearing over the deaths of two bart workers kill while train operators were on strike. the hearing will be convened to get to the bottom the accident held november 7. the
's growing outrage over the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old california boy by a sheriff deputy. andy lopez was killed in santa rosa. the sheriff deputy said he shot him because he thought lopez was carrying a real gun. it turned out to be a toy. more than a thousand protestors marge marched through the streets yesterday. friends remember the victim. >> i have so many memories. it just hurts. i can't believe he's gone. i have sisters. we've all played with bb guns and all that. it could have been my sisters. >> lopez was buried tuesday. the deputy who shot him has received threats. he is being given security while on leave. >>> a dust storm is blamed for a pile up in arizona. visibility was near zero when the dirt blew across interstate 10. it caused a 19 car crash killing three and injuring 12 others. police say it's one of the worst chain reaction accidents in years. >>> tonight is game six of the world series in boston. st. louis cardinals face a must win situation. the players will have to look past what could be an omen trouble with the team's flight. red sox up three g
who was killed by a sheriff's deputy has filed a claim against the county. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot seven times while carrying a pellet gun. police say they mistook this gun for a high-powered assault rifle. hundreds of students and others took to the streets of santa rosa earlier this week to protest the death of this popular eighth gradary. ma rowa teresa kumar is an msnbc contributor. this incident has caused a lot of outrage. there have been rallies, demonstrations, people holding up signs saying andy lopez did not have to die. also jail all racist killer cops. very strong language here. explain what we know about the facts of all this and how this case has now galvanized the community. >> good morning, thomas. thanks for doing this segment. this is something that's actually quite personal because i grew up in santa rosa in the community. sadly this is the third incident in less than eight years by a shooting of a teen victim by a police officer. and what we're seeing right now is the fact that you have young people, middle schoolers and high schoolers galvanizing, prot
.com slash --/app. >> the funeral is held for a 13 -year-old andy lopez shot and killed on tuesday afternoon while walking with an air rifle resembling an ak-47 and was shot by a sheriff deputy. the deputy said he feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior live in facility accused much leaving patients to fend for themselves. four disabled patients were found in castro valley open saturday. the staff left after state folks ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed on the job without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney tells abc7 news there was sufficient staff. >> i base on what the paramedics did, transporting all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a "misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facili
than hundred who's marched yesterday following the funeral of the 13-year-old andy lopez police lieutenant told us the veteran deputy jumped out and opened fire while his deputy in training was in the process of stopping the car and taking cover behind the door. between the thooim time they spotd and called in the sighting of andy with a replica ak 47 and the time the deputy shot him, ten seconds elapsed. >> by the time he was capable engaging the subject, the
. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands up and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> the deputy then told westbrook to get out of the car. >> he asked me if i had any weapons and as i took my hands
-if you have information call police. >> new information about the shooting death of andy lopez in santa rosa, he was shot to death by a sheriff's department while he was holding a bb gun that resembled an assault weapon, investigators say the teenager was already mortarrally wounded by the time a second deputy got into position, the office says that explains why only one deputy fired shots at the teenager, that has been one of the big questions surrounding this case, meantime last night hundreds went to his funeral. family members were overcome with grief as they prayed there. they had the support. >> it was sad, my mom didn't know him and started crying and my lady, even if you knew him or not. >> i guess they are safe with these cops around they are supposed too be out here protecting the servant -- >> last night's funeral followed another day of protest there. earlier in the day a thousand people marched to the sheriff's office protesting the lopez shooting, deputies stood guard behind barricades and even on the roof. the rally started at noon and grew larger every hour. police say
. according to a facebook post on the justice for andy lopez page, two groups of marchers will gather around noon. one at the old court house square and the other at santa rosa junior college. both will march to the sheriff's deputy. a deputy shot lopez because the deputy thought boy pointed an ak-47 at him. the weapon turned out to be a replica gun. let's turn things over to meteorologist christina loren with a look at your tuesday forecast. a chilly start. >> it is. good morning to you. a live look at san francisco. symptom clouds overhead. now we have flight delays so keep that in mind if you are trying to catch a flight. san jose is looking pretty good. mostly cloudy conditions down here as well. but we should be clearing out at about lunch time. tracking a few showers, this is gilroy, highs cool, make sure you're ready for that. 67 in livermore, 60 in san francisco, seven-day outlook shows a warm up closer to halloween. >> things are slow in the santa clara valley. 101 through san jose traffic is very slow, really at a crawl coming through that area. you can see not only that area slow,
. there is another demonstration and vigil being planned for tonight for 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. the rally comes after hundreds of people attended his funeral mass last night. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by a sun know onoma coun sheriff's deputy last week. he thought lopez' replica rifle was a real ak-47. they are conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. the nra says it will sue the city of sunnyvale if they pass a measure enacted some of the strictest laws in the couldn't interest country. the measure will go before voters next tuesday. christina loren says we are expecting some sunshine. >>> it is going to be nice later on today. good morning to you at home. it is cold to start the day, 36 in santa rosa. 37 in napa. 44 in san jose. we are in the upper 30s in gilroy. we want to show you a live picture of the reason why it is nice and clear to start the day. no blanket of low clouds to trap in the warmth. the sun is going to be out in full force later on. we will warm up. 71, livermore, 66, fremont. we are going to jump out of the upper 50s into the mid
and the county. claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for a real ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to pointvj$ that at hid he feared for his life. we'll keep you posted on that. monday morning, how's it looking? >> pretty good, jon. let's start with the weather headlines. breezy to windy. a warm-up through wednesday. and then the big story is we are looking toward the return of shower chances into the end of the week and this weekend. 73 degrees for livermore, 69 in fremont, 70 here in san jose. looking good for slight warming tomorrow, we'll peak on wednesday. the clouds will increase and the best chance for rain looks like late saturday into sunday, mostly north of the golden gate bridge. good morning to mike. >> a lot of folks got a running start for the commute. that's caused additional bogdown. slow all over for the bay. we're looking to the south bay. jamming where i
sonoma county. andy lopez was shot several times last week while carrying a pellet gun. deputies mistook it for an assault rifle. fernando chavez is an attorney. thank you for being with us today. the deputies at the scene later said that, quote, as the subject was turning toward him, the barrel of what he thought was the assault rifle was rising up and turning in his direction. and that the deputy feared for his safety. does the family have a strong case here? >> well, it depends on the facts. as i understand, some of the witnesses now are saying that the officer did not identify themselves as police officers. if you take a look at the situation and assume the young man was walking away from them as he was and someone says, drop your gun, you're turning to look to see who it is, not necessarily turning with the intent to aim the weapon. and the fact of the matter is that the kid knew it was a play gun and it wasn't a real weapon. so i think that's a concern. one of the other issues, too, is the amount of time that transpired between the initial call that there was someone with a potenti
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